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 The New Psypoke Trivia! (wrap-up added) 
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Trivia Wrap-up

Since the trivia was a success, we will be having one next week. Anyway, on to the scores!

Scores

Frost 13 (Winnar)
Gardevoir~ 12.5 (non-admin winner, won AOP)
Peanut-lover 5 (non-admin runner up, won VOP)
Sneaky_Sneasel 4
Serpentsounds 3.5
3 way tie for sixth: darkmind/dragonite/blaziken234 3
3 way tie for ninth: AABM/Amphy/tiger10x 2
5 way tie for 12th: Garabato/Pelligargetic/preblooch/sarahh/Flaming_Wuzzle 1
tessa7338 .5

Questions

1. (PD) In what year will Pokemon Pearl and Diamond have been released in the US? - 2007
2. (RBY/Stats) Which Pokemon has the highest max Defense stat? - Cloyster
3. (GSC) TM 43 contains which move? - Detect
4. (Misc) Finish the Pattern: Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Butterfree, Beedrill, Pidgeot, Spearow, Arbok, _________ - Sandshrew
5. (TCG/Fossil) What is the name of Hypno's second attack? (Must be exact) - Dark Mind
6. (FRLG) Which move can Dugtrio learn naturally that it could not in Ruby and Sapphire? - Fury Swipes
7. (RSE) The TM you receive in Sootopolis gym contains which move? - Water Pulse
8. (PD) What item does your rival's mother want you to deliver to him? (Think Oak) - Parcel
9. (PD) What is the name of the Water-type starter's final evolution? - Empoleon
10. (Anime) What was the first pure Normal type Pokemon that Ash caught? - Tauros
11. (TCG/Neo Destiny) Which Pokemon has an attack called 'Shock Bolt'? - Dark Ampharos
12. (2 POINTS RBY/Dex 2 POINTS) Sort these Pokemon by their Pokedex number, in ascending order: Wiggltuff, Vulpix, Parasect, Meowth, Mew, Graveler, Seadra, Staryu, Diglett - Vu, Wig, Par, Dig, Meow, Grav, Sea, Star, Mew
13. (PD/Stats) Which Rock type Pokemon has the highest Attack stat? - Ramparados
14. (RSELGFR) Which Pokemon learns Endeavor at level 46? - Mudkip :B
15. (Emerald/Dex) Which Pokemon's aroma has the effect of making its opponent careless? - Roselia
16. (RBY) The eighth gym badge is received in which city? - Viridian
17. (Anime) What are the first three Pokemon that appear in the original American intro? (list them in order) - Mewtwo, Mew, Squirtle
18. (PD) What is Bibarel's second type? - Water
19. (Misc) Of the four known regions, which has the longest name? - Sinnoh
20. (RBY) What percentage of wild Jigglypuff are male? - none, there were no genders in RBY
21. (GSC) Of the four Ruins of Alph puzzles, which of the Pokemon depicted is not part Rock type? - Ho-oh
22. (PD) What is the name of the hero's home town? - Twinleaf
23. (TCG/Gym Challenge) What is the name of Misty's Seel's first attack? - Frostbite
24. (Anime) Complete the episode title: The ____ _____ Detour - Stun Spore
25. (Attacks) Which Ice type attack is learned only by Shellder naturally? - Icicle Spear
26. (Emerald) What item is a level 100 Pokemon with the Pick Up trait most likely to pick up? - Hyper Potion
27. (PD) What is the name of Magneton's evolved form? - Magnezone
28. (Crystal) What item does the level 100 Blissey at the Battle Tower holding? - Leftovers
29. (PD) Rhyperior evolves from which Pokemon? - Rhydon
30. (RBY/Stats) What is Kangaskhan's max Attack stat? - 288
31. (Mystery Dungeon) What item is needed to evolve Eevee into Espeon? - Sun Ribbon
32. (PD) What is the northermost city in Sinnoh? - Snowpoint
33. (PD) Name four of Abomasnow's weaknesses - Poison, Fighting, Steel, Fire, Rock, Flying, Bug
34. (Yellow) Charmander is received north of which city? - Cerulean
35. (TCG/Jungle) Which Pokemon has an attack called 'Do The Wave'? - Wigglytuff


Lightning Round

What Pokemon does Marill evolve into? - Azumarill
Name a Psychic type Pokemon
Name an Electric type attack
What is Psypoke short for? - (The) Psychic Pokemon Connection
What is Mew's base Defense stat? - 100
Which Pokemon does Venusaur evolve into? -none/it doesn't evolve
Which Pokemon appears on the front of the Pokemon Crystal box art? - Suicune
What is the base power of Surf? - 95
Scizoras a 4x weakness to attacks of which type? - Fire
Which berry raises Speed 'in a pinch'? - Salac
What is the seventh letter in the Pokemon Hitmonchan's name? - c
Mudkip is the Mud F__h Pokemon - is

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Long ago, we used to have weekly trivias. They always kept morale and general interest up among the community, something that is currently a little lacking. So, it's being brought back on a bi-weekly basis...if this trial is a success.


<b>What are the prizes?</b>
The three highest scoring contestants (staff and non staff) will get a fancy trainer card ribbon. Every contestant who appears on the final scoreboard will receive a Trivia participation ribbon.

The <b>four</b> highest scoring non-admins will receive:
First Place - 1000 Psybucks, Operator status in #psypoke, and the Trivia King or Queen rank. (note: the Op and rank only last until the next trivia, or two weeks if it is decided that trivia won't be brought back on a regular basis)
*Second Place - 750 Psybucks and Voice (+v) status in #psypoke (note: the voice status only lasts until the next trivia or two weeks if it is decided that trivia won't be brought back on a regular basis)
*Third Place - 500 Psybucks
*Fourth Place - 250 Psybucks

* If the contestant is a staff member, it will be awarded to the next highest scoring contestant.

Every contestant who does not place in the top four will receive 20 Psybucks multiplied by their point total.

<b>When is it?</b>
Saturday April 21st, 7pm EST. Check your timezone here.

<b>How to get there</b>
Trivia will be held on the Chats server in the #PsypokeTrivia channel.
To get there, use the java applet found here.
You could also use a IRC chat program and connect to the DarkMyst server (irc.darkmyst.org port 6667) and join #psypoketrivia.
If you are having troubles, please ask inside the #Psypoke chat room.

<b>Trivia rules</b>
1. We usually have a big turnout in trivia, so it is necessary to moderate the room. The operators of the channel may set mode +m in-between questions and this reduces lag. You will not be able to talk during this time.
2. When the host says "Ready", this indicates that the question is going to be displayed soon.
3. You may guess as many times as you wish, unless the question states otherwise.
4. The host's decisions are final and if you really want to complain, type the following: /msg ChanServ COMPLAINT: Your complaint here
Although your answer may appear on your screen first, it will not always turn out that way for the host. Points will be awarded based on who appears on the host's screen first.
5. You must use your forum name to earn prizes.

<b>Other questions</b>
1. How do I get there???
Read above.

2. My timezone isn't on there
I'm incredibly sorry.

3. It's too late/early for me!
The time was picked to best suit the general population. We can't all have our way. If you're that desperate to attend, sleep in or take a nap to offset your sleep schedule for a day.

4. Is it going to be Pokemon questions or general knowledge?
Pokemon.

5. Is use of the Psydex, Walkthroughs, or other help guides allowed?
By the time you find the right guide, click, scroll to read, the correct trivia answer will have been given. And for the record, the answer to your question is "no".

6. Does typing matter?
As long as I can make out the words. "alakzama" would be fine since it's clear that you actually mean "Alakazam". Trying to pass off something like "aoljazn" as Alakazam will not work.


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Wed Mar 28, 2007 6:18 pm
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For those who don't want to use a JAVA Applet, some instructions for mIRC (more explicit):

1.) Go to mIRC.com, and download mIRC
2.) Install the program
3.) Now open, put in your nickname and email address
4.) Click OK. Now you will see a white screen/box. Type:
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/server irc.darkmyst.org

5.) when it connects, type:
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/join #psypoketrivia


Yay, one every 2 weeks? COOL!


Wed Mar 28, 2007 6:28 pm
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I'm guessing that us banned from darkmyst won't be able to participate?


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that is correct jamejame...

however, those banned from #psypoke can participate (if you're only banned from #psypoke)


Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:44 pm
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Ummm... You said it's 8:00pm Eastern, but your world clock link is for 7:00 Eastern. Or am I just suffering from sleep deprivation and forgetting what EST stands for?

edit: no, it was something I needed to fix. Thank you.

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I'd just like to let everyone know that there is a big surprise planned for after trivia!

don't bother asking what it is, though. My lips are sealed.


Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:08 pm
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I have a question how long do the trivias normaly last?
Because I'm going to be able to be there for seven but I might have to leave for eight would that be a problem?
(also I'm assuming that April 21st, 7pm EST will be 7pm in England and Ireland but if it's not could someone correct me)

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DragonDaithi wrote:
(also I'm assuming that April 21st, 7pm EST will be 7pm in England and Ireland but if it's not could someone correct me)


No, EST means Eastern Standard Time. That means its 7:00 pm if you live on the East coast of the U.S. and in that general area of longitude. So, assuming from your post that you live in England/Ireland, the trivia would be held for you lot at... Midnight on Saturday/Sunday.

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I'll be there!


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Ill try my very best to get there. I dont quite know if I have Java applet though.. I gotta check that.

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The java applet isn't something you have, it's on the site. Click here to visit the applet page, or if click Chats > Java Applet you can have it pop up.

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You could always download mIRC - disregard the "must pay after 30 days" message.


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Cool I will be there for sure.

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Did u choose this date because P/D comes out on Sunday in Canada?

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No. It was originally scheduled for 4/7, but FireStarter has been forced to delay it twice now.

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ahhh i just downloaded mIRC and tryed it out. im gonna try to be home by 4 o'clock here tho. im gonna throw away my saturday for it hahahaha mk hope to see you there. Though i doubt i'll do well. im gonna try and see what its like :D

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